College Football Hall of Fame Inductees 1971-1980


1971
Eddie Anderson, Coach, Loras/DePaul/Holy Cross/Iowa, 1922-1924
Albert “Benny” Benbrook, Guard, Michigan, 1908-1910
Charley Brewer, Fullback, Harvard, 1892-1895
Gary Cochran, End, Princeton, 1894-1897
Bill “Big Bill” Edwards, Guard, Princeton, 1896-1899
Nello “Flash” Falaschi, Quarterback, Santa Clara, 1934-1936
Doc Fenton, End/Quarterback, Mansfield/Louisiana State, 1904-1909
Joe “O-gee-Chideah (Big Brave)” Guyon, Halfback/Tackle, Carlisle/Georgia Tech, 1912-1913, 1917-1918
Jesse Harper, Coach, Notre Dame/Alma/Wabash, 1906-1917
Bill “Wild Bill” Hickok, Guard, Yale, 1892-1894
Clarke “Lackawanna Express” Hinkle, Halfback, Buckness, 1929-1931
Glenn Killinger, Quarterback, Penn State, 1918-1921
Bobby “Rube” Marshall, End, Minnesota, 1904-1908
Rags Matthews, End, Texas Christian, 1925-1927
Dan McMillan, Tackle, Southern California/California, 1917, 1919-1921
Alex Moffat, Halfback, Princeton, 1881-1883
Bill Morley, Halfback, Michigan/Columbia, 1895, 1899-1901
Jess Neely, Coach, Rhodes/Clemson/Rice, 1924-1966
Homer Norton, Coach, Centenary/Texas A&M, 1920-1947
Louis “Red” Salmon, Fullback, Notre Dame, 1900-1903
George “Sandy” Sanford, Coach, Columbia/Rutgers, 1899-1923
Francis “Close the Gates of Mercy” Schmidt, Coach, Tulsa/Arkansas/Texas Christian/Ohio State/Idaho, 1919-1942
Clyde “Smackover” Scott, Halfback, Navy, Arkansas, 1944-1948
Bob Steuber, End/Halfback, Missouri/DePauw
Joe Thompson, Halfback, Geneva/Pittsburgh, 1902-1906
Bob Torrey, Center/Tackle, Pennsyvlania, 1902-1905
Bill Warner, Guard, Cornell, 1899-1902
Bill “Deke” Willis, Tackle, Ohio state, 1942-1944

1972
Mal “Mac” Aldrich, Halfback, Yale, 1919-1921
John “Jack” Beckett, Tackle, Oregon, 1913-1916
Angelo “Springfield Rifle” Bertelli, Quarterback, Notre Dame, 1941-1943
Doug “Bo” Bomeisler, End, Yale, 1910-1912
Bob “Butts” Butler, Tackle, Wisconsin, 1911-1913
Ray “Iron Eich” Eichenlaub, Fullback, Notre Dame, 1911-1914
Bob “Blond Bomber” Feinmore, Halfback, Oklahoma State, 1943-1946
Ernie Godfrey, Coach, Wittenberg, 1916-1928
Bob “Bones” Hamilton, Halfback, Stanford, 1933-1935
Ellery Huntington, Quarterback, Colgate, 1910-1913
Mort “Devil May Kaer” Kaer, Halfback, Southern California, 1924-1926
Bart Macomber, Halfback, Illinois, 1914-1916
Bill “Air Mail” Morton, Quarterback, Dartmouth, 1929-1931
John “Jack” O’Hearn, End, Cornell, 1912-1914
Charlie “Chuckin’Charlie” O’Rourke, Halfback, Boston College, 1938-1940
Buck “The Silver fox” Shaw, Coach, North Carolina State/Nevada, Santa Clara/California/Air Force, 1924-1957
Bruce “Boo” Smith, Halfback, Minnesota, 1939-1941
Everett “Strup” Strupper, Halfback, Georgia Tech, 1915-1917
Joe “Jumbo Joe” Stydahar, Tackle, West Virginia, 1933-1935
Harry “Dutch” Van Surdam, Halfback/Quarterback, Wesleyan, 1902-1905
Percy “Bullet” Wendell, Halfback, Harvard, 1910-1912
Bowden Wyatt, End, Tennessee, 1936-1938

1973
Earl “Tuffy” Abell, Tackle, Colgate, 1912-1915
Harold Ballin, Tackle, Princeton, 1912-1914
Larry Bettencourt, Center, St. Mary’s, 1924-1927
John “Hurri” Cain, Quarterback/Fullback, Alabama, 1930-1932
Fred Crawford, Tackle, Duke, 1931-1933
Aubrey “Aub” Devine, Quarterback, Iowa, 1919-1921
Rip Engle, Coach, Brown/Penn State, 1944-1965
Bob Fisher, Guard, Harvard, 1909-1911
Forest “Spot” Geyer, Fullback, Oklahoma, 1913-1915
Vic Hanson, End, Syracuse, 1924-1926
Leon Hart, End, Notre Dame, 1946-1949
Art Howe, Quarterback, Yale, 1909-1911
Bill Ingram, Coach, William & Mary/Indiana/Navy/California, 1922-1934
Morley “Jopsey” Jennings, Coach, Ouachita/Baylor, 1912-1940
Johnny Maulbetsch, Fullback, Adrian/Michigan, 1911, 1914-1916
Bill McColl, End, Stanford, 1949-1951
Herb McCracken, Coach, Allegheny/Lafayette, 1921-1935
Donn Moomaw, Center, UCLA, 1950-1952
Bill “Bullet Bill” Osmanski, Fullback, Holy Cross, 1936-1938
Endicott “Chub” Peabody, Guard, Harvard, 1939-1941
Jim Phelan, Coach, Missouri/Purdue/Washington, St. Mary’s, 1920-1947
Henry “Ditty” Seibels, Halfback, Sewanee, 1896-1900
Murray Shelton, End, Cornell, 1913-1915
Gaylord Stinchcomb, Halfback, Ohio State, 1917, 1919-1920
Clarence “Swanny” Swanson, End, Nebraska, 1918-1921
Huge Wagner, End/Halfback, Pittsburgh, 1910-1913
Bobby Wilson, Halfback, Southern Methodist, 1933-1935
Harry “Lighthorse Harry” Wilson, Halfback, Penn State/Army, 1921-1927

1974
Harry “The Golden Greek” Agganis, Quarterback, Boston University, 1949, 1951-1952
Hunk Anderson, Guard, Notre Dame, 1918-1921
Paddy “The Wasp” Driscoll, Halfback, Northwestern, 1915-1916
John “Big John” Ferraro, Tackle, Southern California, 1943-1944, 1946-1947
Bill Fincher, End/Tackle, Georgia Tech, 1916-1920
Ed Healey, Tackle, Holy Cross/Dartmouth, 1914, 1916-1917, 1919
Elroy “Crazy Legs” Hirsch, Halfback, Wisconsin/Michigan, 1942-1943
Barton “Botchy” Koch, Guard, Baylor, 1928-1930
Malcolm “Mal” Kutner, End, Texas, 1939-1941
Don Lourie, Quarterback, Princeton, 1919-1921
Slip Madgan, Coach, St. Mary’s/Iowa, 1921-1944
Bob “Tiny” Maxwell, Guard, Chicago/Swarthmore, 1902, 1904-1905
Shorty “The Meteoric Midget” Miller, Quarterback, Penn State, 1910-1913
Bill Murray, Coach, Delaware/Duke, 1940-1965
Edward “Hook” Mylin, Coach, Lebanon Valley, Bucknell, Lafayette, New
York University, 1923-1949
Jim “Big Jim” Parker, Guard, Ohio State, 1954-1956
Barney Poole, End, Mississippi/North Carolina/Army, 1942-1948
Marchy Schwartz, Halfback, Notre Dame, 1929-1931
Mal Stevens, Quarterback/Halfback, Washburn/Yale, 1919-1921, 1923
Ed “Brick” Travis, Tackle, Tarkio/Missouri, 1916-1917, 1919-1920
Joe Utay, Halfback, Texas A&M, 1905-1907
Billy “Curly” Vessels, Halfback, Oklahoma, 1950-1952
Alex “Babe” Weyand, Tackle, Army, 1911-1915

1975
Alan “The Horse” Ameche, Fullback, Wisconsin, 1951-1954
Hobey Baker, Quarterback, Princeton, 1911-1913
Don Coleman, Tackle, Michigan State, 1949-1951
Ave “Li’l Abner” Daniell, Tackle, Pittsburgh, 1934-1936
Pete Dawkins, Halfback, Army, 1956-1958
Glen “Turk” Edwards, Tackle, Washington State, 1929-1931
Jake Gaither, Coach, Florida A&M, 1945-1969
Paul Giel, Halfback, Minnesota, 1951-1953
Frank Gifford, Halfback, Southern California, 1949-1951
Chet “The Gentle Giant” Gladchuk, Center, Boston College, 1938-1940
Walter Gordon, Guard/Tackle, California, 1916-1918
Lester “Les” Lautenschlaeger, Quarterback, Tulane, 1922-1925
Jack “Spindle Legs” McDowall, Halfback, North Carolina State, 1925-1927
Harry Newman, Quarterback, Michigan, 1930-1932
Joe “Mugsy” Skladany, End, Pittsburgh, 1931-1933
John “Clipper” Smith, Guard, Notre Dame, 1925-1927
Harrison Stafford, Halfback, Texas, 1930-1932
Dale Van Sickel, End, Florida, 1927-1929
Cotton Warburton, Quarterback, Southern California, 1932-1934
Gus Welch, Quarterback, Carlisle, 1910-1914
Gust Zarnas, Guard, Ohio State, 1935-1937

1976
Eddie Cameron, Fullback, Washington & Lee, 1921-1924
John David Crow, Halfback, Texas A&M, 1955-1957
Tom Fears, End, Santa Clara/UCLA, 1942, 1946-1947
Vic Janowicz, Halfback, Ohio State, 1949-1951
Darold Jenkins, Center, Missouri, 1939-1941
Vic Markov, Tackle, Washington, 1935-1937
Ollie Matson, Fullback, San Francisco, 1949-1951
Creighton Miller, Halfback, Notre Dame, 1941-1943
George Munger, Coach, Pennsylvania, 1938-1953
Jackie Parker, Quarterback, Mississippi State, 1952-1953
Bill Swiacki, End, Holy Cross/Columbia, 1942, 1946-1947
Dexter Very, End, Penn State, 1909-1912

1977
Reds Bagnell, Halfback, Pennsylvania, 1948-1950
Bill “Blond Blizzard” Banker, Halfback, Tulane, 1927-1929
Joe Bellino, Halfback, Navy, 1958-1960
Len Casanova, Coach, Santa Clara/Pittsburgh/Oregon, 1946-1966
Zygmont “Ziggy” Czarobski, Tackle, Notre Dame, 1942-1943, 1946-1947
Jim “Big Jim” Daniell, Tackle, Ohio State, 1939-1941
Sam Francis, Fullback, Nebraska, 1934-1936
Rod Franz, Guard, California, 1946-1949
Bob MacLeod, Halfback, Dartmouth, 1936-1938
Century “Wally” Milstead, Tackle, Wabash/Yale, 1920-1921, 1923
Gale Sayers, Halfback, Kansas, 1962-1964

1978
Charlie Bachman, Coach, Northwestern/Kansas State/Florida/Michigan State/Hillsdale, 1919-1953
Bobby Davis, Tackle, Georgia Tech, 1944-1947
Danny Fortmann, Guard, Colgate, 1933-1935
Frank “Nordy” Hoffmann, Guard, Notre Dame, 1930-1931
Harvey “Jabo” Jablonsky, Guard, Washington (MO)/Army, 1927-1929, 1931-1933
Gomer Jones, Center, Ohio State, 1933-1935
Lloyd Jordan, Coach, Amherst/Harvard, 1932-1956
Ron Kramer, End, Michigan, 1954-1956
Buster Ramsey, Guard, William & Mary, 1939-1942
Frank “Sunny” Sundstrom, Tackle, Cornell, 1921-1923
Bill Wallace, Halfback, Rice, 1932-1934-1935

1979
Hopalong Cassady, Halfback, Ohio State, 1952-1955
Ernie “The Elmira Express” Davis, Halfback, Syracuse, 1959-1961
Joe Donchess, End, Pittsburgh, 1927-1929
Orin “Babe” Hollingbery, Coach, Washington State, 1926-1942
Johnny Lattner, Halfback, Notre Dame, 1951-1953
Augie Lio, Guard, Georgetown, 1938-1940
Dick “Forty-Seven” Maegle, Halfback, Rice, 1952-1954
Ed McGinley, Tackle, Pennsylvania, 1923-1924
Ernie “Pub” Rentner, Halfback, Northwestern, 1930-1932
Tom Scott, End, Virginia, 1950-1952
Vernon “Catfish” Smith, End, Georgia, 1929-1931
Johnny Vaught, Coach, Mississippi, 1947-1973
Herman “Squirmin’ Herman” Wedemeyer, Halfback, St. Mary’s, 1943, 1945-1947

1980
Charlie Berry, End, Lafayette, 1921-1924
Tay Brown, Tackle, Southern California, 1930-1932
J.C. “Mr. Zoon” Caroline, Halfback, Illinois, 1953-1954
Glenn Dobbs, Halfback, Tulsa, 1940-1942
Ed “Devil Do It” Franco, Tackle, Fordham, 1935-1937
Bob Gain, Tackle/Guard, Kentucky, 1947-1950
Jack Harding, Coach, Scranton/Miami (FL), 1926-1947
Sam Huff, Guard/Tackle, West Virginia, 1952-1955
Calvin Jones, Guard, Iowa, 1953-1955
Steve Lach, Halfback, Duke, 1939-1941
Eddie LeBaron, Quarterback, Pacific, 1946-1949
Andy “Scrappy” Moore, Coach, Chattanooga, 1931-1967
Merlin Olsen, Tackle, Utah State, 1959-1961
Ara Parseghian, Coach, Miami (OH)/Northwestern/Notre Dame, 1951-1974
Jim “The Rusk Rambler” Swink, Halfback, Texas Christian, 1954-1956
Clayton “Clayt” Tonnemaker, Center, Minnesota, 1946-1949
Bob Ward, Guard, Maryland, 1948-1951
Barry Wood, Quarterback, Harvard, 1929-1931

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